Installing FreeBSD 6.0 on IBM BladeCenter HS20 - IT WORKS!

Vivek Khera vivek at
Wed Mar 29 15:04:28 UTC 2006

On Mar 28, 2006, at 4:38 PM, Tom Samplonius wrote:

> 1. Disabling acpi.  What happens for you if acpi is not disabled?   
> I never tried this, and I'm not sure if this fixes anything or  
> not.  What did it do for you?

Try disabling just the ACPI timer.  At boot, break to the loader  
prompt and enter


then see if it works.  I have one machine for which I must do this on  
FreeBSD >= 6.0, and others have reported this as well.

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